Nonprofit organizations, social accounting, social economy, social enterprises, volunteerism.
Laurie Mook is Associate Professor in the Nonprofit Leadership and Management program in the School of Community Resources and Development, and research associate at the Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, at Arizona State University. Prior to moving to Arizona, Laurie was co-director of the Social Economy Centre of the University of Toronto in Canada. She is co-author of What Counts: Social Accounting for Nonprofits and Cooperatives now in its second edition from Sigel Press, Understanding the Social Economy: A Canadian Perspective and Understanding the Social Economy of the United States, both from the University of Toronto Press. Her latest edited book is Accounting for Social Value (University of Toronto Press). Dr. Mook's areas of interest are the social economy (nonprofits, co-operatives, and social enterprise), volunteerism and social accounting.
She earned her Ph.D. in adult education and community development at the University of Toronto, where she studied social accounting.